Granulomatous nodule with Enterobius vermicularis in epiploon simulating metastasis of ovarian cancer

The authors describe a case of peritoneal enterobiasis presenting as necrotizing granuloma, in a adolescent with tumor of the ovarian endodermic sinus. The diagnosis was established through biopsy of peritoneal nodule, during laparotomy for staging system of ovarian cancer. Granulomatous nodules due to parasites could simulate metastasis, and cause confusion in the staging system for cancer.

Enterobius vermicularis; Ectopic enterobiasis; Granuloma; Epiploon; Tumor of the ovarian endodermic sinus


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